Lakewood Travel Baseball Tryouts for 2018

9/16 UPDATE: Player response letters are still in progress. 

All players who tried out will receive a response letter from Coach Ribar. Rosters will finalize as players accept player invitations. Contact Coach Mike Ribar or 216-970-5804 with any questions.

Tryouts for 2018 Lakewood Travel Baseball Season 

The LCBA Lakewood Travel program is open to players interested in developing baseball skills and playing games at a level above the Lakewood Recreation Program. Teams play against neighboring communities through the Cuyahoga Valley Baseball Association or Puritas Baseball League from late April through Mid July. Practices begin indoors during in winter and early spring prior to the season. 

Registration costs are determined in September for players that roster on a team (about $325) and cover equipment, league fees and full uniform. Read our FAQ for more information. Register for Rangers Summer Baseball Camp to get familiar with the field, work on fundamentals and meet other Lakewood players. 

Tryouts will be conducted by the Lakewood High Baseball Coaching Staff and are for players interested in playing in the 2018 season for team ages 8U through 14U. Cut off birthday date for all age groups is May 1st. Example: your player must be 8 or younger as of May 1st 2018 to try out for the 8U team.

Players will run through the following stations for try outs:

  • Sprints
  • Ground Balls and Throws
  • Fly Balls and Throws
  • Pitching 
  • Catching
  • Hitting

Try Out Sessions

All try out sessions are held at the Lakewood High School Field. Please enter on the Right Field Gate for registration. 

Age is determined by the age of the player on May 1st 2018 (ie if the player is 12 years old on May 1st, 2018 but turns 13 on May 2nd then the player is still 12U for the 2018 season).

Saturday, August 26th 2017

  • 12:00p.m. to 1:00p.m. - 8U and 9U
  • 1:00p.m. to 2:00p.m. - 10U and 11U
  • 2:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. - 12U, 13U and 14U

Monday, August 28th 2017

  • 6:00p.m. to 6:30p.m. - 8U and 9U
  • 6:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. - 10U and 11U
  • 7:00p.m. to 7:30p.m. - U12, U13 and U14

Tuesday, August 29th 2017

  • 6:00p.m. to 6:30p.m. - 8U and 9U
  • 6:30p.m. to 7:00p.m. - 10U and 11U
  • 7:00p.m. to 7:30p.m. - 12U, 13U and 14U

How are players assessed? Who runs try outs? Are teams set?

Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions regarding the LCBA and the Travel program. Additionally, feel free to contact Coach Mike Ribar or 216-970-5804 with any additional questions about the try outs or the program.

If you are not able to attend during this time, you must contact Coach Ribar and schedule a date prior to August 29, 2017.

Team rosters or an additional age group try out will be decided by September 15th.

Please share with any players that you know might be interested!

Download Travel Baseball Tryout Flyer